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Software Library: MS-DOS Games

Software for MS-DOS machines that represent entertainment and games. The collection includes action, strategy, adventure and other unique genres of game and entertainment software. Through the use of the EM-DOSBOX in-browser emulator, these programs are bootable and playable. Please be aware this browser-based emulation is still in beta - contact Jason Scott, Software Curator, if there are issues or questions. Thanks to eXo for contributions and assistance with this archive.



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Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by Bro/derbund Software, Inc.
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eye 11,945
favorite 129
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Also For Amiga, Apple II, Apple IIgs, Commodore 64, Macintosh Developed by Brøderbund Software, Inc. Published by Brøderbund Software, Inc. Released 1988 Gameplay Puzzle elements Educational Geography Narrative Detective / Mystery Genre Adventure, Educational Setting Europe Interface Menu Structures Description Third in the Carmen Sandiego series, you resume your detective role in pursuit of Carmen and her gang in 34 different European nations. Comes with Rand McNally's Concise Atlas of...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by Broderbund
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eye 2,057
favorite 22
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Educational game for DOS. Also For Amiga, Apple II, Commodore 64, Genesis, Macintosh, NES, SNES Developed by Brøderbund Software, Inc. Published by Brøderbund Software, Inc. Released 1990 Genre Adventure, Educational Gameplay Puzzle elements Interface Menu Structures Narrative Detective / Mystery Educational Geography, History Description Carmen Sandiego and her gang are loose once again, and it is the players job to capture her! This time round the player not only has to find where she is,...
Topics: floppy, DOS, DOS games, education, history
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by Bro/derbund Software, Inc.
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eye 14,943
favorite 184
comment 2
Also For Amiga, Apple II, Commodore 64, Genesis, Macintosh, NES, SNES Developed by Brøderbund Software, Inc. Published by Brøderbund Software, Inc. Released 1990 Genre Adventure, Educational Gameplay Puzzle elements Interface Menu Structures Narrative Detective / Mystery Educational Geography, History Description Carmen Sandiego and her gang are loose once again, and it is the players job to capture her! This time round the player not only has to find where she is, but also when she is....
( 2 reviews )
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
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eye 6,526
favorite 113
comment 3
Platform DOS Published by Brøderbund Software, Inc. Released 1993 Genre Adventure, Educational Gameplay Puzzle elements Interface Menu Structures Narrative Detective / Mystery Educational Geography Description Where in Space is Carmen Sandiego uses the original formula from the first 4 games in the series (Where In The World, Where in Europe, Where In Time, Where in the USA) and extends it to our knowledge of astronomy and space. Carmen has shifted to space with her gang of alien outlaws, it's...
favoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by Broderbund
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eye 869
favorite 14
comment 0
Educational game for DOS. Also For Amiga, Apple II, Commodore 64, Genesis, Macintosh, NES, SNES Developed by Brøderbund Software, Inc. Published by Brøderbund Software, Inc. Released 1990 Genre Adventure, Educational Gameplay Puzzle elements Interface Menu Structures Narrative Detective / Mystery Educational Geography, History Description Carmen Sandiego and her gang are loose once again, and it is the players job to capture her! This time round the player not only has to find where she is,...
Topics: floppy, DOS, DOS games, education, history
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by Bro/derbund Software, Inc.
software
eye 7,410
favorite 135
comment 0
Also For Apple II, Macintosh Developed by Brøderbund Software, Inc. Published by Brøderbund Software, Inc. Released 1991 Gameplay Puzzle elements Educational History Narrative Detective / Mystery Genre Adventure, Educational Setting North America Interface Menu Structures Description As an ACME Detective Agency greenhorn in the pursuit of Carmen Sandiego, you employ your Chronoskimmer 450SL to travel through time in the search of the next clue that eventually results in the recovery of the...
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by Bro/derbund Software, Inc.
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eye 17,792
favorite 115
comment 0
Also For Amiga, Apple II, Apple IIgs, Commodore 64, Macintosh Developed by Brøderbund Software, Inc. Published by Brøderbund Software, Inc. Released 1986 Gameplay Puzzle elements Educational Geography Narrative Detective / Mystery Genre Adventure, Educational Setting North America Interface Menu Structures Description As a detective, the player must hunt down Carmen Sandiego's henchmen, who have stolen outrageous items that are important in US history and heritage. Using clues, the player...
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by Bro/derbund Software, Inc.
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eye 70,668
favorite 372
comment 5
Also For Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple IIgs, Atari ST, Genesis, Macintosh, SNES, TurboGrafx CD Developed by Brøderbund Software, Inc. Published by Brøderbund Software, Inc. Released 1990 Genre Adventure, Educational Gameplay Puzzle elements Interface Menu Structures Narrative Detective / Mystery Educational Geography Description You start out as a rookie detective whose job is to track down a crop of thieves stealing the world's most precious treasures. After each assignment briefing, you'll be...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews )
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
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eye 4,388
favorite 71
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Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego CD Also For FM Towns Developed by Brøderbund Software, Inc. Published by Brøderbund Software, Inc. Released 1992 Genre Adventure, Educational Gameplay Puzzle elements Interface Menu Structures Narrative Detective / Mystery Educational Geography Description Rehash of Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego? , featuring high-resolution VGA graphics, digitized sound effects, and new locations. The life cycle is self-explanatory: sign up for a case, travel...
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by Bro/derbund Software, Inc.
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eye 143,783
favorite 577
comment 9
Also For FM Towns Developed by Brøderbund Software, Inc. Published by Brøderbund Software, Inc. Released 1992 Genre Adventure, Educational Gameplay Puzzle elements Interface Menu Structures Narrative Detective / Mystery Educational Geography Description Rehash of Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego? , featuring high-resolution VGA graphics, digitized sound effects, and new locations. The life cycle is self-explanatory: sign up for a case, travel between locations questioning witnesses,...
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 9 reviews )
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by Bro/derbund Software, Inc.
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eye 13,130
favorite 177
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Developed by Brøderbund Software, Inc. Platform DOS Published by Brøderbund Software, Inc. Released 1990 Genre Adventure, Educational Gameplay Puzzle elements Interface Menu Structures Narrative Detective / Mystery Educational Geography, History Description This time you continue to catch Carmen Sandiego and her american gang in the U.S.A. Breaking from jail somewhere in Europe, she comes to yankees to steal their treasures. You as ACME detective have to travel from town to town on the tail...
( 1 reviews )
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by Bro/derbund Software, Inc.
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eye 335,699
favorite 917
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Developed by Brøderbund Software, Inc. Platform DOS Published by Brøderbund Software, Inc. Released 1990 Genre Adventure, Educational Gameplay Puzzle elements Interface Menu Structures Narrative Detective / Mystery Educational Geography, History Description This time you continue to catch Carmen Sandiego and her american gang in the U.S.A. Breaking from jail somewhere in Europe, she comes to yankees to steal their treasures. You as ACME detective have to travel from town to town on the tail...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 11 reviews )
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by Bro/derbund Software, Inc.
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eye 38,850
favorite 266
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Also For Macintosh Developed by Brøderbund Software, Inc. Published by Brøderbund Software, Inc. Released 1993 Genre Adventure, Educational Gameplay Puzzle elements Interface Menu Structures Narrative Detective / Mystery Educational Geography Description A remake of Where in the U.S.A. is Carmen Sandiego? , this title features high-resolution graphics, digitized sound effects, and new locations. Sign your name up, then listen to the chief give you details about the suspect and the loot stolen...
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
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Platform DOS Published by Hi-Tech Expressions, Inc. Released 1990 Gameplay Puzzle elements Perspective 3rd-person (Other) Educational Geography, History, Science Narrative Detective / Mystery Misc Licensed Genre Adventure, Educational Description This is an adventure game in a similar vein to Where in the World is Carmen SanDiego , although the questions deal with additional topics besides geography (science, weather, history, etc.). And instead of pursuing a variety of henchmen leading-up to...
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
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eye 577
favorite 5
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Developed by Ungjin Media Platform DOS Published by Ungjin Media Released 1993 Genre Educational Perspective 1st-person Educational Geography, History Narrative Detective / Mystery Description Time Machine I is a Korean-made educational game similar in concept to Where in Time is Carmen Sandiego? . The player takes the role of a detective working for a futuristic agency in 2010, sent on a mission to catch a criminal who has escaped with a time machine. The gameplay involves selecting and...
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
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eye 276
favorite 0
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Developed by OctagonSoft Inc. Platform DOS Released 1993 Genre Educational Perspective 1st-person Educational Geography Narrative Detective / Mystery Description Carmen Sandiego was a little fish in a big pond -- gallivanting through enormous settings such as the USA, the World and, yea, Time itself, with her sinister and avaricious criminal plots. Simona is a chip off the old block, but prefers to pillage without having to mess with luggage and those tricky time zone differences: her criminal...
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by Polarware
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eye 418
favorite 4
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Also For Apple II, Commodore 64 Developed by Polarware Published by Polarware Released 1987 Genre Educational Educational Geography Narrative Detective / Mystery Description Dr. Xavier Tortion (aka Dr. X), jewel thief and smuggler extraordinaire, is on the loose; intelligence reports he is somewhere in North America along with numerous jewels he's stolen. Your job will be to find the jewels and locate Dr. X! Adventures in North America is an educational adventure game which is similar to the...
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by The Learning Co.
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eye 1,838
favorite 38
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Developed by Learning Co., The Platform DOS Published by Learning Co., The Released 1992 Genre Educational Perspective 1st-person Educational History Narrative Spy / Espionage Description The notorious Dr. Thanatopsis Dread, to lend credibility to his bid for world domination, has employed devious means to convince the world that grand American accomplishments (1492-1905) are actually the work of his distinguished ancestors. The mysterious Benefactor has invited YOU! to join a crack team of...
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Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by Magic Tree, Ltd.
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eye 355
favorite 3
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Also For Apple II Developed by Magic Tree, Ltd. Published by Polarware Released 1986 Genre Educational Educational Geography Narrative Detective / Mystery Description Another installment of Spy's Adventures is set in Europe this time. And as other games in the series, it is an educational adventure game similar to the Carmen Sandiego series of games. Jewel thief and smuggler extraordinaire, Dr. Xavier Tortion (aka Dr. X), is somewhere in Europe along with numerous jewels he's stolen. Your job...
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
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Also For Apple II Developed by Polarware Published by Polarware Released 1987 Genre Educational Educational Geography Narrative Detective / Mystery Description The third addition to the Spy's Adventures series is another geographical edutainment title, featuring the same combination of international travel and mystery-solving as the previous two installments, and similar to the contemporaneous Carmen Sandiego games. All-around bad guy Dr. Xavier Tortion (Dr. X for short) is up to his...
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by PC Globe Inc.
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eye 4,590
favorite 18
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Also For Amiga Developed by PC Globe Inc. Published by PC Globe Inc. Released 1991 Genre Educational, Strategy/Tactics Gameplay Board Game Perspective Top-down Educational Geography Description Application software experts PC Globe Inc. made an advance into the gaming sector in the early 90’s within their field of expertise: geography. With a back catalog of several installments of the then-leading world atlas and almanac software, PC Globe , the company turned snippets of country-specific...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by Jul 29, 2014
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eye 1.9M
favorite 1,747
comment 48
Click here for the manual. Also For Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari ST, FM Towns, Game Boy, Game Gear, Game Boy Color, Genesis, iPad, iPhone, Macintosh, NES, Nintendo 3DS, PC-98, SAM Coupé, SEGA CD, Sharp X68000, SEGA Master System, SNES, TurboGrafx CD, Wii Published by Brøderbund Software, Inc. Released 1990 Gameplay Platform, Puzzle elements Perspective Side view Misc Regional Differences Genre Action Setting Middle East Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description While the Sultan of Persia...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 48 reviews )
Software Library: MS-DOS Games
by MECC
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eye 7.6M
favorite 2,620
comment 341
Also For Apple II, Macintosh, Windows, Windows 3.x Developed by MECC Published by MECC Released 1990 Pacing Real-Time Perspective Bird's-eye view, Side view, Text-based / Spreadsheet, Top-down Educational Geography, History Genre Educational, Simulation Setting Western Interface Text Parser Gameplay Managerial / Business Simulation Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description As a covered wagon party of pioneers, you head out west from Independence, Missouri to the Willamette River and valley in...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 341 reviews )